How to backup and restore your Blackberry

(The Blackberry backup and restore process requires BlackBerry Desktop Manager to be installed. This can be downloaded from here)

Open BlackBerry Desktop Manager by either double clicking the icon on your desktop or by going through the Start menu.

Blackberry backup and restore

Once open, connect your current BlackBerry device to the computer using the USB cable and select the Backup and Restore option.

Blackberry backup and restore

To backup the full contents of the device select the back up button.

Blackberry backup and restore

Choose a location to save the backup too and name the file before selecting Save.

Blackberry backup and restore

The backup process will then begin and a progress bar will be displayed.

Blackberry backup and restore

Once complete a confirmation message will be displayed.

Blackberry backup and restore

You can then choose to restore this data to the same BlackBerry (if data is lost) or to another BlackBerry (if a replacement device is required). To do this, connect the new device and select the Backup and Restore option again.

Blackberry backup and restore

This time, select the Restore option.

Blackberry backup and restore

Select the Backup file you wish to restore to the connected device and click Open.

Blackberry backup and restore

A box will appear displaying the information which will be transferred to the device. To proceed select the Yes button.

Blackberry backup and restore

The restore process will then begin and a progress bar will be displayed.

Blackberry backup and restore

Once complete a confirmation message will be displayed.

Blackberry backup and restore

You can now disconnect the BlackBerry from the computer and check all data has been restored.